Glabrous Whitlowgrass - Erophila glabrescens
Glabrous Whitlowgrass is usually a brighter green than Common Whitlowgrass and the leaves have a long-petiole. The leaves become glabrous on the surface and sometimes on the margins, though sometimes remaining ciliate along the edges, the white petals are split to halfway or less than half way.
V small plant, basal leaf-rosette, glabrous, or nearly so; petioles longer than leaf blades
This record will need to be confirmed by the County Recorder, from specimen or series of photos of whole plant and close up of leaves
Bare ground, roadsides, short turf, waste ground and stony places.
Widespread in Britain and probably fairly frequent though possibly often mistaken for Common Whitlowgrass.
Not well recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland
In the current Checklist (Jeeves, 2011) it is listed as Native, rare.
It is on the local VC55 Rare Plant Register
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